Carl Jenkinson will be sent out on loan to a Premier League club next season – with Newcastle and West Ham leading the chase to land the Arsenal defender.

Manager Arsene Wenger wants the right-back, who has one full England cap, to gain a full year of top-flight experience next term.

Newcastle, who expect to lose Mathieu Debuchy to Paris St-Germain at the end of the season, have declared an interest as has West Ham boss Sam Allardyce.